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OPEC’s Changing Role in Global Price Dynamics

Crude oil is the most widely traded commodity in the world, primarily because of its use to create a...

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Diesel Markets Drop Like a Rock, Indices Fall Like a Feather

How Do Diesel Fuel Prices Respond to Change in the Market? A Tale of Two Prices On a global...

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Possible OPEC Deal Extension & Softening Truck Orders | Weekly News Update

Saudi Arabia Signals OPEC Deal Extension After reaching five-month lows this past week, crude prices rose slightly on Friday...

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Diesel Tax Change | Illinois Increases State Tax to Improve Infrastructure

State infrastructure bills have gained much attention in recent months due to ever-worsening infrastructure throughout the US.  Typically, the...

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Canada Carbon Tax | Alberta Withdraws Provincial Carbon Tax

On May 30, the Canadian province of Alberta officially withdrew its consumer carbon tax, removing a surcharge mechanism that...

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Oil Market’s Balancing, Inventories, and US Refining Scene | June Advisor Preview

Energy price stability was the main theme for much of May, before a manifold of downside risks materialized toward...

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Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports | Weekly News Update

Tariffs Threatened on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge US President Trump threatened to impose 5 percent tariffs...

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Leveraging Transportation Data for Broader Market Views | The Mercury Group

The transportation and supply chain industries are operating in a time when unprecedented volumes of data and information are...

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US-China Trade War | Tariffs Continue to Impact Supply Chains

Last we updated our commentary on tariffs the US and China were on a tentative truce with minimal duties...

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Crude Oil’s Largest Drop in 2019 | Weekly News Update

Crude Oil’s Largest Drop in 2019 Oil this week posted its largest weekly drop of 2019, with both Brent...

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IMO 2020 Compliance | MEPC 74 Promises Future Emissions Reductions

The 74th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) approved a resolution offering further guidance through the...

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Strait of Hormuz | Tension in a Key Crude Oil Chokepoint

Much like other vital commodities in the world economy, the price of crude oil is subject to pressures from...

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Autonomous Vehicle Operates Unmanned | Weekly News Update

OPEC to Continue Monitoring the Market With tensions simmering in the Middle East after several attacks last week on...

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Transportation Strategy & Forecasting | Conversation with our COO’s

Volatility in the fuel market, carrier activity, and a host of other factors have the power to dramatically impact...

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Transportation Compliance Management | Sources & Strategy

Managing a large and complex transportation network is difficult. Securing capacity and service, tendering and dispatching freight, and managing...

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Tariffs Dropped on Chinese Imports | Weekly News Update

U.S. Slaps Higher Tariffs on Chinese Imports as Trade Talks Resume The US rose tariffs on $200 billion of...

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Senators to President Trump: IMO 2020 Supports US Competitive Advantage | Advisor Pulse

The last time the international maritime industry experienced broad changes to its conventional fuel sulfur limits was 2015, when...

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California Refinery Issues Highlight Latest Premiums in the Volatile West | Advisor Pulse

Diesel prices in the west coast of the US – much like various mountain states – have recently behaved...

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Benchmarking Brought to Life | The Mercury Group

The annual Mercury Group event has been challenging clients to think differently about their transportation strategies for over a...

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Daimler Electric Vehicles | Weekly News Update

Threats of a Military Uprising in Venezuela Putting Pressure on Oil Markets Venezuela’s political discord continued to place uncertainty...

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Iranian Oil Sanctions Update & Intensifying Geopolitical Landscape | May Advisor Preview

Crude oil and refined product prices continued their gradual rise in April, ultimately reaching the highest price points since...

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What is Precision Scheduled Railroading?

As the demand to transport goods faster and more efficiently grows, all transportation sectors are looking for ways to...

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Iranian Sanction Waivers End | Weekly News Update

U.S. To End All Waivers on Imports of Iranian Oil Last Monday it was announced that the Trump administration...

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4 Factors Contributing to Increased Trucking Capacity 2019 | Truck Orders Update

In Q2 2018 we saw record high truck orders in the transportation industry, with orders for class 8 tractors...

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